1. AN ORGANIZATION IS AS EFFECTIVE AS ITS LEADER
The best CEOs understand their role as a vocation that can be learned and continuously improved upon, and that their skill and acumen as CEO directly impacts the success of their company.
2. TIME IS A PRECIOUS COMMODITY THAT MUST BE USED MEANINGFULLY
The best CEOs actively seek tools to make the most of their time, and seek opportunities to exchange their limited time for maximum knowledge and wisdom.
3. OUTSIDE-IN THINKING IS REQUIRED TO BE A VISIONARY
It’s lonely at the top” is a cliché that happens to be true. Truly objective feedback is a rare thing to be sought out and valued highly.
4. ONLY OTHER CEOS CAN CREATE AND INSPIRE OUTSTANDING CEOS
CEOs can only find authentic empathy and directly applicable experience among their true peers.